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Hike Tolmie State Park
Date: Saturday, October 20, 2018 Title/Location: Tolmie State Park,[masked]st Ave NE, Olympia Hike Leader: Cyndy Dillon Contact Information [masked][masked] Departure Time from trailhead: 10am Estimated Return Time to trailhead: 12pm Departure location: lower parking lot, Tolmie State Park Number of people: unlimited Hike Description: Tolmie State Park is a 105-acre marine day-use park with 1,800 feet of saltwater shoreline on Puget Sound. The park is named for Dr. William Frazer Tolmie [masked]) who spent 16 years with the Hudson Bay Company at Fort Nisqually as a physician, surgeon, botanist and fur trader. We will hike the forested park to identify native plants and see eelgrass near the beach. We may also find some of the abundant wildlife including seabirds, marine invertebrates and small mammals. Any special requirements: Discovery Pass required. Wear good hiking shoes. Water and cookies will be provided at end of hike. Directions: From I-5, take exit 111 and turn west onto Marvin Rd NE. Go through 3 traffic circles and turn right onto 56th Ave NE which turns slightly left and become Hill St NE. Turn left onto 61st Ave. *Please note the map pin on the website may not be correct!

Tolmie State Park

61st ave NE · Olympia, WA

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    Learn more about native plants ?

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    Then join our meetup group, attend our presentations, take part in hikes and other sponsored events. For more information see the Washington Native Plant Society (WNPS) website at http://www.wnps.org or the South Sound Chapter (SSC) website at http://www.southsoundchapterwnps.org .

    Chapter meetings start each year with a kickoff picnic in September and we have meetings in the evening in Tacoma and Olympia from November through May. We also have hikes all throughout the year. Come join us!!

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